Saturday, 13 October 2007

85 – New Zealanders in global headlines October 13

New Zealand headlines in this week's survey of global media appearing in the Wall St Journal, The Times, Korea Times, Tehran Times, Economic Times of India, CNN, MSNBC, ESPN, USA Today, Vancouver Sun, Globe & Mail, The Independent, Telegraph and Guardian, Palm Beach Daily News, San Jose Mercury News, Honolulu Advertiser and the Sydney Morning Herald include:
  • All Blacks burn their edge at Rugby World Cup quarter-finals
  • NZ "one breathtaking vista after another"”- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • NZ the "finest country in the world for a wine tourist" – Telegraph
  • Central Otago’s Bald Hills Pinot Noir wins Champion Red award IWC
  • Korea using NZ as a benchmark for competitive national branding
  • Dame Kiri Te Kanawa launches farewell tour of North America
  • Wellington freediver Dave Mullins sets new world record
  • Le Maori Cafe in Lyons stocks Speights, Steinlager
  • Wellington’s Sidhe Interactive launches Jackass: The Game in USA
  • PM Clark proposes removing the Union Jack from NZ flag design
  • Antipode Planter by Patrick Morris a pick of UK’s 100% Design
  • Air NZ, Boeing, Rolls-Royce collaborate environmental sustainablility
  • Godwit migratory champion of avian world 11,500km non-stop flight
  • Conchords " funniest thing on TV" as cult HBO series screens BBC
  • US media profile NZ wine, success of sauvignon blanc and pinot noir
  • Karen Walker, Havaiana produce limited edition jandals for Summer
  • Architect Chris Moller exhibits decade of innovative practice, London
  • Wellington to host United Nation’s World Environment Day June 5 08
  • NZ "climate change pioneer" after new environmental plan launched
  • Bollywood, Wellywood film co-production agreement to be negotiated
  • Wall St Journal visits Peter Jackson, Miramar studios, Weta Digital
  • Wellington Phoenix to play LA Galaxy with Beckham December 01
  • Andy Lark appointed Global VP marketing, communications at Dell
  • "Queen of the South Pacific" soprano Rhonda Bryers dies, Hawaii
  • NZ spring carnival season attracts horse race-bereft Australians
  • 24,000 NZers migrate to Australia, surpasses UK as leading source

For full stories see, a 5,000-story storehouse of international activities by New Zealanders 2000-07.

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